How to Create An Abstract Acrylic Painting

I’ve said it before and will say it again: “Nature is my muse.” As often as I can, I go to greenhouses and explore their millions of plants, flowers and any unique organic forms I may stumble upon. In the winter months, that’s all I can do to jigger my inspiration. And that works like a charm. How I approach abstraction is I focus on shapes, contrast, intricacy in my

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How to do Encaustic Painting With Other Mediums

This weekend, for the first time ever, I gave encaustic painting a try. And, something cool happened. I got creative mixing mediums other than just encaustic mediums. I incorporated oil paints and pastel along with the Beeswax and Damar Resin. The process certainly inspired me to push the envelope and take some risks. As much as I love acrylics, there was something intriguing and aesthecially pleasing about working with the

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